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WEDNESBA\ SEPT, 28, 1887.
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NEw ADvrTISEra EuT-.
Foin Bros.-Loe'! Notic-.
Dr. H. Baer-Wholesale Druggist.
James Allen & Co.-Jewellers.
Heins & Son-Furuiture.
W. F. Maguire-Furniture.
Charleston Steam Dye Works-Dyilg-.
Lucas and Richardson-Stationary.
J.L. David & Bro.-Clothing.
R. L. Bryan & Co.--Books.
Miss Grace Jervey is visiting friend
Miss Annie Stancil has returne
Messrs. Willie and Eugene Aycoc
are visiting at Dr. Ingram's.
Sorguhum Mills, Pans, and Evap
rators, cheap, at Lorick & Lowranc,
Columbia, S. C.
Mr. Willie Conyers left for Clintoi
S, C., where he will attend the Clinto
Miss Lucile Williams, of William4
burg county, is visiting relations
RED MFAT TOBAccO. Our town
excited over the "Red Meat Tobacco.
The best known. Ask for it.
The Methodist church here whic
is being repaired, was closed last Sur
day. It will be opened agai ne3
Sunday as usual.
Misses Lou and Clara Huggir
have returned home from a visit <
several weeks to relatives in Darling
We we pleased to see the stret
pumps nearing completion. Our prini
er will soon be able to get a refresl
ing drink in a few steps of our offic4
Bclting, Packing, Oils, and Mi
supplies generally; lowest price.
also, a few second-hand Gins Presse!
Lorick & Lowrence, Coh ..dia, S. (
John S. Wilson, and A. Levi, wer
in Foreston on yesterday. represeni
ing Sparks and Evans, respectivel:
in a case before Trial Justice Bras
The students of the,Manning Acat
emy gave a reception last Friday nigh
The notice being short, and the weati
er threatening, few were out; bi
judging from t . Ite hour the be.
tapped for adj,. .Dent, those pre:
ent spent an agreeable evening.
A pkan amoke can be had b:
uisig FormI2 Bros. RED MET GAB
a good Cigar for a nickle.
The Shak-espeare-Baconi controve2
sy continues in the columns of tb
New York World and is looked at o
both sides. The Register proposes
kindred question to the literary an
classcal men of the day who may hav
nothing more usefulto do. Did Achi
les drag the dead body of Hector thre
times around the walls of Troy ?-Res
The merit of RED MEA ToBEteco
conceded by the attempts to imitat
it. But don't be deceived. Ask fo
the water-melon tag.
M. Kalisky isnow in Manning, Clai
endon county, running a clothin
store. He advertises that he will se:
his goods "cheaper by 25 per cen1
than can be sold elsewhere." Hei
also buying "raw hides, otter skinm
fox skins, and bees wa.s."-Ab~be&il
Rev. T. 3. Rouke will preach in thi
Baptist church here next Sunday. H
'has accepted a call from this churc
to preach two Sundaysin every mont
-the first and third. Foreston ha
called him for the second Sunday. H
has one Sunday undisposed of whic
will be given to any church desirin
Farmers wanting fresh field Seedi
suited to this climate, will find ther
at Lorick and Lowrance, Columbis
An obituary notice of Mr. Jame
Epps precludes our noticing his deat:
any farther than by giving it publi
cation. He was born and raised i
this county and has lived here all hi
life. He was a man of marked chi
acteristics which made him we
known and generally liked. His on
public act in life was to represent thi
county in the General Assembly
Columbia before the war.
On yesterday evening at 6 o'cloci
or at the first appearance of the ever
ing star, commenced the great dayc
atonement, Yom Kippur, 'with ou
friends of the Israeliteish faith. It
a day strictly observed with even th
most indifierent Jews on religiou
subjects. They pay penance to Go
on this day and believe that His bless
ings and maledictions are alike pr<
mulgated at this time. Yom Kippu
is the greatest day in the Jewish ca
endar of years. It comimenced at sur
Sumter correspondence in the N~
and Courier September 26; Mr. Alte
mont Moses has recently received
letter from Colonel Isaac W. Fowle
general manager of the Eutawvil
Railroad, relative to the progress<
the construction of the line. Colou<
Fowler says that all the piles for tl:
Santee bridge piers will be driven b
October, and that as soon as the wor
in the Santee swamp is finished ti
work up the route towards Sumnte
grading is on the other side of the
A friend in Salem informs us that 0
Mr. Goodmanl Gamble was severelv
I and probably fatally injured at the
steam gin of Mr. Henry J. Wheeler
on September 19th. In coupling on on
the shafting to the gin, one of the so
screws caught a part of 'Mr. Gamble's se
clothing and before he could be re- ni
lieved comoletely wound him around cc
da the shaft. "Dr. Woods, who was sum- an
moned to attend him, thinks some of
his ribs are broken loose from the to
spine. The latest accounts are that
he is still living, but his condition is pr
The military inspection next Friday
will make the day attractive for Man
ningites and persons visiting our town. -
The Hamnton Light Dragoons. Con
nor Mounted Rifles, and Manning -
Guards in their shining uniforms, will
s make an appearance conspicuous for
its elegant attractiveness. All who
can should be presenton this occasion
i to witness the appearance of the Clar
endon military. It will not be out of
k place to state here that Captain Levi
expects the members of tl e Manning 4
Guards to assemble at their armory
to-morrow evening to make arrange
ments for inspection.
SALEM ITEMS. F
.LMr. T. J. Buddin made a narrow
escape from getting hurt last Thurs
day. His horse ran away with him
in his buggy. The buggy was smash- v
ed to pieces, and Mr. Buddin escapei
by a wonderfully agile leap.
,s The infant child of Mrs. S. R Evans
that has been quite ill is conN alescing.
Miss Maggie Hawkins, an accom
b plished young lady of Magnolia, has
taken charge of the New Zion school.
Mr. and Mrs. Miller, of Chesterfield
are visiting relatives here. Mrs. Mil
s ler is a daughter of Mr. R. B. Gar- i
Miss Janie Buddin, of Magnolia, is B]
visiting her aunt, Mrs. James Gam
Trial Justice Fleming had a number
of road defaulters before his court last
- Saturday. He pronounced five guilty
and discharged the rest for various
W. D. Gamble is doing a fine busi
. ness with his sugar cane mill. At
the close of last week he had ground
e out over 700 gallons of sorghum- .
Cotton is opening fast and in a few
more weeks will all be picked, ginned,
Miss Mattie J. Wheeler, the bright
est star of Salem, has returned from a
pleasant visit to friends in Allendale.
t Justice Fleming acted the role of
the preacher last week. He made one
Mr. Julius Morris and Miss Lila Bar
FORESTON NOTES. *1
Foirsrox, Sept. 26, 1887.
Mr.. Enrron : Foreston has been C
eunusually lively to-day. The cause fo,
was a suit brought in Judge Bragdon's
court by Mr. Sanm'l S. Sparks against
J . J. Evans, Esq., for the rent of some
land. The plaintiff was represented G
by Judge J. S. Wilson, and the de
efendant by Captain A. Levi, two of .
your prominent attorneys. After a
long and laborious trial, the jury ren
dered a verdict in favor of the plain
s tiff for the amount claimed, $16.75.
e :Religious services were held in this
r place yesterday, both morning and
evening by Rev. Mr. Mahoney, the T
venerable pastor of the Baptist
SThe Foreston Academy is still in
creasing in members. The Sheppard
Literary Society, so named in honor on
s of Governor Jno. C. ..Sheppard, has
4 been organized, and is progressing
e finely. The students will have a re- S
ception on Friday evening~ the 7th of
e October,ito which they haive invited
e the public.
The late cold snap has banished the TI
white dresses and seersucker coats
sfrom young folks, and brought cloaks
and overcoats into demand.
Tom Wolfolk, who has been impris
oned for the murder of his father's
family is relieved by the accusation of
a negro. The full accounts are pub
lished on our outside.
SGuilty of Murder.
OnsoGnnuno, September 2-i (Special.)
'The trial of the ease of the State against A.
C. and A. R. Norton (father and son),
S indicted for the murber of J. T. Hamilin,
a'cupied three days in the Court of General
Sessions, and was ended this ev-ening. The
court house was packed dur-ing the entire
time of the trial, and when the verdict was
being read a death-like silence prevailed.
t The prisoners were found guilty, with a
recommendation to the mercy of the court.
They stood up and received the sentence of
death without anyv demonstration of feeling.
Judge Aldrich fixed the time of executionj E
for the 2d day of December next.-Yews
e A Cuniors NzcK-rIE.--Mr. John McMaster
s has received from Mr. E. C. Shell, formerly
of this city, but now of San Antonio, Texas,
a unique and peculiar necktie, made from
the skin of a rattlesnake. The skin is so t
nicely prepared and fashioned into a tie so fc
r neatly that at a little distance it looks as if
Smadeof gray and black satin or silk. Ev-en a
the strap about the neck is of snake skin,
the whole lined with red silk. Across the
front of the tie, where a pin is usually plac
ed, is a genuine rattlesnalke rattle, with five -
Srattles and a button, and of good size. Al
togetber, it is a great curiosity, but it might C
a not be desirable for wear it likely to make
a a sesnakes" all the time.--Clulle
p e-NEW WAVERtLY HOUSE, IN THE
Bend of King Street. Charleston:C
eThe Waverly, having been thoroughly A
y jrenovated the past summer and newly fur
k jnished inroughout, makes its accommoda
e tions unsurpassed. Incandescent Electric
Lights and hallwaric Bells areOused in all
NOTICE TO TEACHERS
-FICE 01 SCHOOL COMMISSIONER,
Manning. S. S., September 19, 1887.
Notice is hereby given that the last land
ly meeting, for the examination of per
is desiring to teach in the free common
2ools of this county, will be held in Man
ag on Friday the 7th of October next,
nmencing promptly at 10 o'clock A. M.,
d ciossing at 5 o'clock P. m.
,otice is also given that no licenses to
.ch will be issued except in extreme cases.
ll certificates of qnalification must be
-sented on that day for renewal, etc.
rrustees of the several School Districts
L tolease extend this notice.
P. G. BENBOW, Sch'l Com. C. C.
and Chairman Board of Examiners.
ames Allan & Co.,
IEW E LERS,
28.5 King Street,
D3'30al estOI3., S. C.
We offer a large and varied
stock in Watches, Clocks, Di
amonds, Jewelry, Sterling Sil
r Silver Plated Ware, Bronzes, Lamps,'
no China, Spectacles, and Eye Glasses,
incy Goods. and Cutlery. Buyers arei
invited to Examine our Goods'
and prices before purchasingj
sr GooDs. - - - LowEs'r PmCES.
XAMES ALLAN & 00.,
285 KING STRMr,
[sIGN OF DRUM CLOCK.]
,CHARLESTON, S. C.
CO ME WITH ME TO
'he Palace Saloon,
His Bar is first class in all its ap
pointments. He keeps always
in stock the purest
VINES RANDO. B IES,
the market. At his counter is
oolest Fancy Drinks
the hot weather, and fitting invig
orators for the winter. See his
Dden Grain Rye,
od N.C. Corn,
Fine Cogniac Brandy,
Always a full stock of
C IG AR E TT S,
hand. A reputation established.
mis Satisfaction guaranteed.
. Wolkoviskie, Agent,
MANNING, S. C.
te place to get cheap bargains is at
the store of
near the Clarendon Hotel.
A full stock of
Gents and Boys
Ready Made Clothing.
ots, Shoes, and Hats.
reryting to be found in a first class
'ill sell cheaper by 25 per cent than
can be sold elsewhere.
Am agentifor a Tanning Manufac
.r and will pay the highest prices
rRaw Hides, Otto Skins, Fox Skins,
M1. KiALISKY, Agent,
Manning, S. C.
o- WHY .7JT !-ooo
th en an te fionls ad- ionir
erceoi.. DUvS1oBz, ~A.,Pireadent, stauntn, va
THIS PAPER R&mrL
Newpaper Arivertising BureaU(10 Spruce st.),
Sumter, S C.
Dry Goods and Notion:
We have in stock the finest assoi
ment of Dry Goods and Notions ev
brought to Sumter and at prices
as to create surprise and place us b
Vraps, Circulars, Cloaks, Je
seys, Walking Jackets.
Special attention is called to our
Ladies' Robe Dress Pafterns
from $7.50 to $25,00.
CAL1COES 3j ets. MUSLINS3. cts,
Our stock of
cannot be excelled. We have on hand
endless variety from the "love of a bon
net" to the ordinary sun shade,
ranging in price from 50 cts. to $5.C
A very popular Shoe for the ladies, is o
$1.00 shoe, which gives unprecedented
We have on hand a lot of fine Ladies' Shc
at $2.50; every pair warranted. Sole
A. S. BROWN,
ALL THE L
The only hou
Men's and Bo
Our stook of
be sold at prices that can
Men and Boys Hats, from 25 cen
for $5.50. Our 75 cents shirts are e
A WELL K
A Dealer who makes a Specit
ways supply the Best(
IT Is THXEREFORtE
R. W. DUR~
an d would call esp'ecial attention
RUBER - L
STOVES OF EVERY V
Adthe iinest and largest assortment c
SCISSORS, &c., from the best factori
tion has been baid to the sele<
Wagon Material of E
Single aind Double Muzzle and Bre<
&c. Rembmber this is the ONL
and will be suppo
T"ou~ Visit Surnm
3D.27P. 3Rbeicl cto Co<.,j
* Ro:.ester, New York.
A fine line of All-Wool Flannel Stripes and
Plaids at 50 ets. per yard.
100 dozen from 25 cents to
$1.50;-cau't be bought
elsewhere for less than 2
to $3.00. Regulars from
$1.00 to $3.00.
Clothing for Gents.
$1.50 to $25.00 a suit. Overcoats $6 to $18.
We are also prepared to furnish from our
n immense stock, suits of latest styles, for boys
of all ages at from $2.00 to $9.00 a snit.
Neck Ties-Latest Designs.
Do y5 cents to 75 cents a piece.
Do you want a Market Basket, Lunch
Basket or any other kind of a
ur Basket ? Then here
is the place
es to purchase, as our stock
is large, variety great, and
prices way down
:3E3 ATD ATT
tse in the City he
rs' suits, fronm $3
Men's and Boys
H A T Seth
ts to $5.00.
Unlaundried Shirts at 50 cents,
ual to most shirts that are sold at $1.00
ly of one particular line can al
loods at the Lowest Prices.
TO YOUR INTEREsT TO
ANT & SON.
every known variety of
AIIET EAT ALLRICES.
I superb stock of
TABLE AN D PUU~KET CUTLERY, RAzoRS,
s of Europe a.nd Amierica, Especial atten
tion of PoTWARE, TINWVAR E, &c.
very Conceivable Kind.
ch Loading Guns, Ammunition, Shells,
Y HARDWARE STORE IN TOWN
eted by LOW PRICES.
1. W. DuRANT & SON,
ter Call at the
ALL & CO.
to the bottom,
Our Stock of
is simply immense; and if you but
call and give us a cuance, we will
astonish you as to
We can also suit you in
of every description from a jack-knife
to a sweep. Also Bagging
In fact our store is packed and jamm
ed, up-stairs and down stairs
with the very goods you are
looking for, and which
we are determined
to sell you. So
come and be convinced that we mean
what we say, and don't you forget it.
Call ad See Us.
R, S. C.
.ES AT LOW
ndling a full liE
t Fitting suits.
areest in the C
75 cents, and $1.00.
Will sell sir of our 5
-6 for 75. Remember our entire stock
J. G. Dzmas, M D.
<Paints, Oils, G
Fancy and 1
and everything usa
f pounded by day o:
-J. G. DINE
Sumter, S, C.
We have out-houses forthe accoma
dation of our country frienda
who a compelled
to stay in town over night.
Sheds for your Wagons,
Stalls for your Horse,
Our polite and gentlemanly clerk4
have been impressed with our deter
mination to make it to your advan
tage to purchase your good from u*,
We are paying the
CASH PRICE FOR
se- Special inducements to con"'
try merchants desiring small stocks,
Our personal attention given to th
filling of orders from our country
O'DONNE1L & CO.
Sumter, S C.
J. S CHANDLE,
eO of the popular
r $2.50 up.
from $1.5O up.
iounty, anCI wil
~iver Eing, the best shirt in the masrket
is new and will be disposed of at pricca:
sumter, S. (J.
alAN AND) LIBERTY STREETS.
R. B. Lo~m.
[NS & C0.,
~ay kept in a
rug Store. Z
s carefully corn
night. S II
[NS & CO0- I
MAm S r2